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What Will You See at Bohart Museum Open House

What will you see at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house from 7 to 11 p.m., Saturday, July 22? The event, "A Night at the Museum," is free...

A youth checks out the moth displays during a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A youth checks out the moth displays during a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A youth checks out the moth displays during a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, answers questions from the crowd at a recent Bohart Museum Moth Night open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, answers questions from the crowd at a recent Bohart Museum Moth Night open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, answers questions from the crowd at a recent Bohart Museum Moth Night open house. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moths and other night-flying insects are drawn to a white sheet illuminated by an ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Moths and other night-flying insects are drawn to a white sheet illuminated by an ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moths and other night-flying insects are drawn to a white sheet illuminated by an ultraviolet light. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023 at 5:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

A Night at the Bohart Museum: Moth Night on Saturday, July 22

Mark your calendar! The next open house at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, themed "Night at the Museum" (Moth Night), is from 7 to 11...

Scene from a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. The portrait is of UC Davis entomologist Richard Bohart, for whom the Bohart Museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Scene from a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. The portrait is of UC Davis entomologist Richard Bohart, for whom the Bohart Museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Scene from a recent Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. The portrait is of UC Davis entomologist Richard Bohart, for whom the Bohart Museum is named. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023 at 2:45 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Innovation, Natural Resources

Gotta Love Those Woolly Bear Caterpillars

You gotta love those woolly bear caterpillars. Richard "Rick" Karban, UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology, studies them. The rest of...

A wooly bear caterpillar investigating an ice plant on Bodega Head, Sonoma County, in April 2022.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A wooly bear caterpillar investigating an ice plant on Bodega Head, Sonoma County, in April 2022.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A wooly bear caterpillar investigating an ice plant on Bodega Head, Sonoma County, in April 2022.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wooly bear caterpillar becomes a tiger moth, Arctia virginalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The wooly bear caterpillar becomes a tiger moth, Arctia virginalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The wooly bear caterpillar becomes a tiger moth, Arctia virginalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 3:40 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Oh, What a (Moth) Night This Will Be! A Conversation With Bohart's Lepidoptera Curator Jeff Smith

Oh, what a (moth) night this will be! The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis is celebrating National Moth Night on Saturday,...

Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, talks to visitors at a recent Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, talks to visitors at a recent Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith (second from left), curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera collection, talks to visitors at a recent Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters delight in the blacklighting display as they watch moths land on the UV-illuminated white hanging sheet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Youngsters delight in the blacklighting display as they watch moths land on the UV-illuminated white hanging sheet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Youngsters delight in the blacklighting display as they watch moths land on the UV-illuminated white hanging sheet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's blacklighting display is an opportunity for folks to learn about moths.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Bohart Museum's blacklighting display is an opportunity for folks to learn about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Bohart Museum's blacklighting display is an opportunity for folks to learn about moths. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 4:42 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Mark Your Calendar for 'Moth Night' at Bohart Museum: July 30

Mark your calendar! The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is celebrating National Moth Night on Saturday,...

In this 2018 file photo, UC Davis arachnologist Jason Bond checks out the specimens at the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display while
In this 2018 file photo, UC Davis arachnologist Jason Bond checks out the specimens at the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display while "Moth Man" John De Benedictis observes. Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair of Insect Systematics, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was recently named associate dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2018 file photo, UC Davis arachnologist Jason Bond checks out the specimens at the Bohart Museum's blacklighting display while "Moth Man" John De Benedictis observes. Bond, the Schlinger Endowed Chair of Insect Systematics, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, was recently named associate dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, fields questions from the Moth Night crowd, in this 2018 file photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, fields questions from the Moth Night crowd, in this 2018 file photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jeff Smith, who curates the Lepidoptera collection at the Bohart Museum, fields questions from the Moth Night crowd, in this 2018 file photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moth displays, with specimens collected worldwide, are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during Moth Night. That's noted entomologist Richard Bohart in the framed photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Moth displays, with specimens collected worldwide, are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during Moth Night. That's noted entomologist Richard Bohart in the framed photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Moth displays, with specimens collected worldwide, are a big attraction at the Bohart Museum of Entomology during Moth Night. That's noted entomologist Richard Bohart in the framed photo. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 at 5:01 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

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